Documentary Short: The Girl in the River.
E: Has anyone thought about making a happy documentary?
J: That would just be a movie. The Martian. Boring.
C: Maybe one about pasta?
Documentary Feature: Amy
J: The Look of Silence. And they should have given it to The Act of Killing last year.
C: Whoopie Goldberg is like the coolest librarian EVER.
E: I actually really liked Amy Winehouse. RIP.
The Oscars In-Memorium:
J: Remember when David Bowie was in Zoolander?
C: Everyone is trying to capitalize on the David Bowie Death.
“I liked you in Madagascar”- Kid from Room
Best Live Action Short Film: Stutterer
J: A lot going on here.
C: *we did not see these films*
E: *we did not see these films*
Best Actress: Brie Larson (!!!)
J: Brie Larson will win. I loved Saoirse Ronan. Charlotte Rampling was the best performance of the year.
C: The Samsung S7. These commercials are fantastic. I think it’s gonna be an upset. At least the S7 comes in black, hey-oh Academy, I could be Chris Rock.
E: Saoirse Ronan or Brie Larson. I just cannot pick between all these fabulous ladies.
Best Actor: Leonardo DeCaprio
J: I just wanna watch the world implode. They don’t give it to Leo and the world freaks out. Please Eddie Redmayne.
C: Leo and a bunch of Shit Heads this year.
E: I really enjoyed Steve Jobs. I just think people give that film enough credit so I gotta get my two jabs in.
C: And the Oscar goes to…Leonardo Da Vinci! *twist*
Best Picture: Spotlight.
J: More Suge Night Jokes.
C: The Big Short
E: Spotlight or Room.
That’s the Oscars, folks! Congrats to Spotlight, my favorite pic from the get-go. Here’s a great AV Club post of the daily grind of journalism.
All in all, I though these 88th Oscars were really fun. To another year!